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Big Sky Healthcare Community in Helena, MT

Big Sky Healthcare Community is a medium-sized nursing home facility in Helena, Montana (Lewis And Clark county). The Nursing Home Site profile for Big Sky Healthcare Community includes: Pricing, Visiting / Business Hours, Resident Health and Wellness, Ratings, Activities, Comparisons, Directions, Surveys, and CMS Reviews.

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They have 108 beds and 62 residents (which would leave 46 beds available). Big Sky Healthcare Community participates in Medicare and Medicaid and are classified as a For profit - Corporation ownership. They offer residential councils. They are not located inside a hospital. They do not belong to a continuing care community.


Big Sky Healthcare Community received an overall rating from CMS of 2 stars compared to the MT average of 3.58 and a National average of 3.31. Ratings from residents, family members, and visitors to our site are available below. We encourage you to leave one of your own if you are familiar with their services. We also recommend giving them a call to address any additional senior and nursing care questions you may have after reviewing their Nursing Home Site profile.

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Question Mark Icon Business Hours
Monday
24 Hours
Tuesday
24 Hours
Wednesday
24 Hours
Thursday
24 Hours
Friday
24 Hours
Saturday
24 Hours
Sunday
24 Hours
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CMS Logo Overall Rating: 2/5 (Full Ratings Below)


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Inspection Magnifying Glass Icon Big Sky Healthcare Community Profile Overview
Nursing Home:
Big Sky Healthcare Community
Business Name:
Helena Healthcare 2 Llc
CMS ID:
275044
Street Address:
2475 WINNE AVE
City:
Helena
State:
Montana
Zip Code:
59601
CMS Rating:
2 star overall rating
Sprinklers:
Yes
Participation:
Medicare and Medicaid
Ownership:
For profit - Corporation
In a Hospital:
No
Councils:
Residential Councils
Special Focus:
No
Continuing Care:
No

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They are located at the following address: 2475 Winne Ave in Helena Montana 59601.
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They can be reached by phone at (406) 442-1350.
Quality of care, CMS Ratings, Services, Staffing, and Top-rated Facilities can be viewed below.

Review Icon Prices and Length of Stay

The average length of stay at Big Sky Healthcare Community is approximately 19.4 days. (this may include both short and long-term care (LTC) visits).

According to our latest records from CMS, the average daily amount billed by Big Sky Healthcare Community to Medicare is $801.89 per day (compared to a Montana average of $638.37) and Medicare reimbursed them an average of $385.42 per day (after any deductible and coinsurance).

It is worth mentioning that Medicare pays for what they deem as 'medically necessary' skilled nursing care. You can learn more Here.

Please note that the pricing above is the average billed to Medicare. Each person and case is unique. (Supplemental Insurance / Medicare Advantage Plans, single or double rooms, etc). If you are interested in this facility you should contact Big Sky Healthcare Community directly for exact pricing and what options are available for you or your loved one's personal care needs.

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The average age at Big Sky Healthcare Community is approximately 79 years old.


The last time this data was collected they cared for at least 85 men and 140 women in a one year period that received Medicare benefits. This number fluctuates with each new resident.


Percentage of patients at Big Sky Healthcare Community with the following conditions:

Atrial Fibrillation
16.444%
Alzheimer's
40%
Asthma
25.778%
Cancer
17.333%
CHF
34.222%
COPD
39.556%
Depression
46.222%
Diabetes
36.444%
Hyperlipidemia
56.444%
IHD
44.444%
Osteoporosis
26.222%
RA or OA
50.667%
Schizophrenia
7.556%
Stroke
11.556%

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Activities and Services Icon Additional Care Home Services & Info

Medicare and Medicaid participation for Big Sky Healthcare Community began on Sep 18, 1973.


Services Provided by Big Sky Healthcare Community include:
Dietary, Housekeeping, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, Physician, Physician Extender, Physical Therapy, Social Work, Speech Pathology, Therapeutic Social Services, Therapeutic Qualified Activities

Ownership Changes: 8
Last Ownership Change: 12-01-2012
Medicaid ID: 310709
Financial Year End: 12-31
Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC): NORIDIAN ADMIN SERVICES
CMS Regional Office: Denver
Area: Rural
Dually Certified Beds: 108
Multi-Facility Name: Welcov Healthcare

General Information Icon Staff Size

Big Sky Healthcare Community provides (per day, per resident) an average of:

Registered Nurse
20.4 minutes
LPN / LVN
67.8 minutes
CNA
103.8 minutes

Total Licensed Nursing Hours (Registered Nurses + Licensed Practical Nurses + Licensed Vocational Nurses) averages 1.47 hours per day per resident (the national average is 1.4 hours).


Additionally, a Physical Therapist (PT) is available an average of 6.06 minutes per day per resident (the national average is 6 minutes).


Additional Staffing can be viewed below. Each number represents a Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Employee of the type listed above it at Big Sky Healthcare Community. Read how FTE is defined.

Administration
1.34
Dietitians
0.43
Food Service
14.19
Housekeeping
6.09
LPN / LVN
14.23
Medical Director
0.06
Nurse Training
23.8
Nurse Admin
2.29
Nursing Director
1.03
Occ. Therapist
1.47
OT Assistant
2.67
Physical Therapist
1.99
Physician Ext.
0.17
PT Aide
0.66
PT Assistant
2.96
Qualified Activities
1.23
RNs
2.88
Social Services
0.53
Social Worker
1.11
Speech Pathology
0.94
Ratings Icon Medicare and Medicaid Ratings

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) does their best to provide a fair assessment of every Nursing Home, but please note these ratings are a snapshot in time.

Star ratings are often best used for basic comparisons and when deciding which facilities to visit. However, nothing beats actually visiting the nursing home yourself when possible.

Overall Rating: 2 stars 2 star overall rating

Health Inspection Rating: 2 stars 2 star health inspection rating

Staff Rating: 2 stars 2 star nurse staffing rating

Quality Measures Rating: 3 stars 3 star quality measures rating

Registered Nurses Rating: 2 stars 2 star rn staff rating


Compare these ratings with one of the highest rated nursing homes in Helena:
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Ratings are out of 5 with 5 being the best and 1 being the worst.

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Big Sky Healthcare Community in HELENA, Montana has 108 beds compared to the Montana average of 87.44 and a National average of 106.16.

As of the last update they had 62 residents compared to the MT average of 54.14 and a National average of 86.4.

This results in a 57.41% occupancy rate compared to the Montana average of 61.92% and a national average of 81.38%.


Big Sky Healthcare Community's star ratings compare as follows:

  1. Overall Rating:
    2 stars compared to the MT average of 3.58 and a National average of 3.31.
  2. Health Inspection Rating:
    2 stars compared to the MT average of 2.81 and a National average of 2.78.
  3. Staffing Rating:
    2 stars compared to the MT average of 3.64 and a National average of 2.89.
  4. Quality Measures Rating:
    3 stars compared to the MT average of 3.87 and a National average of 3.95.
  5. RN Only Rating:
    2 stars compared to the MT average of 3.95 and a National average of 3.05.

Averaging the available ratings gives an aggregate star rating of 2.2 for Big Sky Healthcare Community versus the MT average of 3.57 and a national average of 3.20.

You may also be interested in seeing how their inspections and penalties (fines and payment denials) match up with others at the following links:

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Inspection Magnifying Glass Icon Visual / Graphical Comparisons for Big Sky Healthcare Community
Number of Residents:
BIG SKY HEALTHCARE COMMUNITY 62 vs. MT 54.14 vs. National 88.66
Number of Beds:
BIG SKY HEALTHCARE COMMUNITY 108 vs. MT 87.44 vs. National 106.41
Aggregate Ratings Comparison:
BIG SKY HEALTHCARE COMMUNITY 2.2 vs. MT 3.57 vs. National 2.99
CMS Overall Rating:
BIG SKY HEALTHCARE COMMUNITY 2 vs. MT 3.58 vs. National 3.04
Question Mark Icon Ownership, Operational, and Management for Big Sky Healthcare Community
OrganizationRole
Le Holding Llc5% Or Greater Direct Ownership Interest
Welcov Healthcare LlcOperational/managerial Control
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